APA members – Important Action item below!
We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to repair the persistent funding inequality that exists at in public Higher Education in our state. Consider the following facts:
-Massachusetts is underfunding its state colleges and universities by more than 500 million dollars per year according to a state commission that studied the issue
-State investment in public higher education is down 31% from its peak in 2001
-Student loan debt has more than doubled since 2004
-The Cherish Act in the State House now is worth over eight million dollars in funding to Mass Art per year.
In mid-May legislators will be in the middle of their annual budget debate and they will be thinking about how much money they can put into our schools, colleges and
Click here to register for the May 16th events:
RSVP today for the 5/16 #FundOurFuture Rally at the State House (Free bus transportation is available) universities. Come to Boston on May 16th to show legislators that they must deliver legislation that fully funds our college NOW.
We are organizing a major rally and march around the State House starting at 5 p.m. Free bus transportation will be provided. We need you with us on May 16th, along with your co-workers, family and friends. Please sign up today!